Nobodys Angel (Paperback)

Author: Clark, Jack

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TWO KILLERS STALK THE STREETS OF CHICAGO - CAN ONE TAXI DRIVER CORNER THEM BOTH?
Eddie Miles is one of a dying breed: a Windy City hack who knows every street and back alley of his beloved city and takes its recent descent into violence personally. But what can one driver do about a killer targeting streetwalkers or another terrorizing cabbies? Precious little - until the night he witnesses one of them in action...

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780857683502
SKU 219209773
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0857683500
Release Date 3/29/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7.25H x 4.5L x 0.75T
Praise
"Clark's tale is really more of a mood piece than a crime novel....Eddie drives the streets at night like Harry Bosch in a Michael Connelly novel...The cynical, melancholy cabbie point of view is perfect for this kind of neon-lit, noir-tinged, saxophone-scored prose poem, and Clark hits all the right notes." (starred review)
"NOBODY'S ANGEL is a gem. For what it is, it's just about perfect. I won't urge would-be novelists to forsake their writing classes and become hackers, but they would do well to read Clark's story, which doesn't contain a wasted word or a false note."
From the Publisher
Annotation Eddie Miles sees a lot of his city from behind the wheel of his cab. He sees a lot of jerks and prostitutes, preppy college kids and tired moms. He sees some bad stuff happen, but never quite like this: someone is targeting cab drivers and his good buddy, Lenny, also a cabbie, becomes the first victim. With a nostalgic prose that evokes the best atmospheric noir, Jack Clark spins a hypnotic tale and takes readers on an eerie tour of the Windy City.
Editors Note TWO KILLERS STALK THE STREETS OF CHICAGO – CAN ONE TAXI DRIVER CORNER THEM BOTH? Eddie Miles is one of a dying breed: a Windy City hack who knows every street and back alley of his beloved city and takes its recent descent into violence personally. But what can one driver do about a killer targeting streetwalkers or another terrorizing cabbies? Precious little – until the night he witnesses one of them in action… 
Editors Note 2 Chicago cabbie Eddie Miles decides to do something about two serial killers--one targeting prostitutes, the other cab drivers--at large in the city when his friend Lenny is murdered and he finds a teenage prostitute left for dead.
Product Attributes
Book Format Pocketbook
Number of Pages 0219
Publisher Hard Case Crime
Series Part 65

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